Definitions starting with G

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[OED, to dig; to rummage; to search in an undignified manner] v.t. to catch with the hands: We go in the mangra and grub fish. ..out da hole (Exuma).

grub up [cf. GRUB HOE] phr. to hoe up (stones, earth, etc.) with the flat end of a pickaxe. (Elm.)

Tags: agriculture, verb, verb phrase

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Last update: 2011-05-21 20:47
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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